Shantanu Kumar is a data scientist at LinkedIn. He is the author of 'Starting and Scaling AI Ventures', and was the Head of AI Products at inFeedo; scaling it to multi-million dollar revenues to be one of the leading employee engagement organizations globally, and a part of YCombinator's Summer '20 cohort. He's previously had a stint in Udacity's data team and is the author of LexScore, a sentiment-lexicon contextualising algorithm. As a graduate of MIT's New Ventures Leadership Bootcamp, he co-created MiMent, a finalist of the program structured around personalized learning plans for Indian university students looking out for jobs and places to apply their skills. He is now a part of the MIT Bootcamps Alumni Advisory Board. As an active contributor to Stanford Scholar, Shantanu's research on fake-news detection is voted highest on the platform. A global speaker and guest lecturer, Shantanu has taught at many B-schools in India and spoken at various AI and Entrepreneurship forums.
December 11th 2020, Friday